Is Zayn Malik's new ink a tribute to rumoured fiancée Gigi Hadid?
Just when you thought you couldn’t get enough of Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid’s oh-so cute relationship, it appears that the romance stakes have been raised yet again.
Stepping out in NYC last night, former One Direction star Zayn debuted a new ‘love’ tattoo on his right hand, fuelling speculation that he and Gigi have taken their commitment to the next level.
Looking trés casual in loose jeans and a tie-dye sweater, Zayn’s latest ink was snapped mere hours after pictures emerged of Gigi out and about in the city, wearing a tell-tale band on her ring finger.
Of course, the internet suffered a rumour-frenzied meltdown in response. In fairness, who doesn’t love a good engagement rumour?
Zayn and Gigi — who have been dating since the end of 2015 — have fast become showbiz’s most adorable couple, and if their public displays of affection are anything to go by (along with the adorable Instagram updates), it’s clear that the couple are completely crazy about each other.
However, it’s common knowledge that this isn’t the first time Zayn has been keen to put a ring on it. The Pillowtalk hottie popped the question to then girlfriend, Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards back in 2013, calling off the engagement (via text message, ouch) just two years later. In the wake of that knowledge, we imagine the obvious question is: is Gigi ready to tie the knot?
‘Gigi wants to make 100 percent sure Zayn’s the one before she makes a lifetime commitment,’ a source close to the couple reportedly told Life&Style magazine last month.
Fair play, Gigi. We’re glad you aren’t rushing into things. But, those recent ring snaps? Err, and that declaration of ‘love’ inked across Zayn’s knuckles?
(Oh and FYI – it’s even been suggested on Twitter that the looped tattoo could actually be Gigi’s handwriting. Oh, stop.)
Is that wedding bells we hear? *Rushes off to buy a new hat*